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Tyla Abercrumbie, Wendell B. Franklin & More to Star in West Coast Premiere of PARADI Photo Tyla Abercrumbie, Wendell B. Franklin & More to Star in West Coast Premiere of PARADISE BLUE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 12, 2021

Geffen Playhouse today announced the full cast for its West Coast premiere of Paradise Blue, written by Tony Award-nominated Dominique Morisseau (Ain’t Too Proud, Skeleton Crew) and directed by Stori Ayers (Blood at the Root, The Last O.G.).

BWW Interview: Mind-Blowing David Kwong's Truly An ENIGMATIST Photo BWW Interview: Mind-Blowing David Kwong's Truly An ENIGMATIST
by Gil Kaan - Oct 7, 2021

Puzzle Master/Magician David Kwong has returned to the Geffen Playhouse with his live show THE ENIGMATIST, already playing has been extended through November 14, 2021. David charms his audience with a variety of mind-boggling puzzles, incredible sight of hand and unbelievable acts of mental telepathy. His virtual show last year INSIDE THE BOX’s six-week run sold out in minutes. Had a chance to flash a few questions to David again after his opening weekend.

'The Next Horizon: The Latest from Playwright Bess Wohl' Comes to the Hermitage in No Photo 'The Next Horizon: The Latest from Playwright Bess Wohl' Comes to the Hermitage in November
by Stephi Wild - Oct 7, 2021

This event will also be available via livestream. This outdoor Hermitage event is presented in partnership with the Asolo Rep, which will host the regional premiere of Wohl’s play Grand Horizons starting in January of 2022. 

Matthew López Will Adapt & Direct RED, WHITE & ROYAL BLUE for Amazon Studios Photo Matthew López Will Adapt & Direct RED, WHITE & ROYAL BLUE for Amazon Studios
by Michael Major - Oct 1, 2021

Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter will produce the new adaption of the bestselling LGBTQ+ romance novel. López will also make his directorial debut for the feature film.

BWW Review: THE ENIGMATIST at The Geffen Playhouse Photo BWW Review: THE ENIGMATIST at The Geffen Playhouse
by Tracey Paleo - Sep 27, 2021

Renowned magician and New York Times crossword constructor David Kwong offers a sophisticated presentation of multi-layered illusion, where clues are everywhere and the surprises that happen often, can be solved by observing with a rational eye.

THE INHERITANCE's Andrew Burnap Wins 2020 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor Photo THE INHERITANCE's Andrew Burnap Wins 2020 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
by - Sep 26, 2021

Andrew Burnap has won the 2020 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play for THE INHERITANCE.

Huntington Announces WITCH Cast And Creative Team Photo Huntington Announces WITCH Cast And Creative Team
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2021

The Huntington announces the cast and creative team of its second production of its 40th anniversary season, the dark comedy Witch by Jen Silverman, directed by Rebecca Bradshaw, running from October 15 to November 14, 2021 at The Huntington's Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. Running time of the show is 90 minutes with no intermission.

BWW Interview: SHAADI's Achinta S. McDaniel Choreographing A Wedding Dance For All Pe Photo BWW Interview: SHAADI's Achinta S. McDaniel Choreographing A Wedding Dance For All Peoples
by Gil Kaan - Sep 8, 2021

Blue13 Dance Company presents SHAADI, an interactive Indian wedding, on the private grounds and Victorian mansions of the Heritage Square Museum September 17th and 18th. The audience will participate in the celebratory nuptials partaking of provided drinks, music and a DJ. Had the chance to chat with Blue13’s Founder/artistic director Achinta S. McDaniel who choreographed these wedding festivities.

Backstage At The Geffen Raises More Than $1 Million For Arts & Education Photo Backstage At The Geffen Raises More Than $1 Million For Arts & Education
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2021

The evening of unscripted, unannounced storytellers and performers was hosted by comedian, actor, writer and producer Tone Bell and featured personal behind-the-scenes anecdotes from a lineup of surprise celebrity guests including Kenya Barris, Jon M. Chu, Sharon Lawrence and French Stewart.

East West Players Will Present the Virtual World Premiere of THE SITAYANA (OR 'HOW TO Photo East West Players Will Present the Virtual World Premiere of THE SITAYANA (OR 'HOW TO MAKE AN EXIT') in September
by Stephi Wild - Aug 4, 2021

The Sitayana is an artful transposition of the Hindu epic The Ramayana told from Sita's point of view. Part epic tale, part coming of age story, The Sitayana is the ultimate breakup play. 

Playwrights Horizons Announces Full Lineup and Dates for 2021-22 Season Photo Playwrights Horizons Announces Full Lineup and Dates for 2021-22 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2021

Playwrights Horizons today announced its 2021-22 season. The influential Off-Broadway institution returns to in-person performance after 18 months in which, under new artistic leadership, it has marked its 50th anniversary and reflected deeply on the role the theater should play in the life of its city, its country, and the world.

Boise Contemporary Theater Announces Selections for the Inaugural BIPOC Playwright's  Photo Boise Contemporary Theater Announces Selections for the Inaugural BIPOC Playwright's Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 8, 2021

Boise Contemporary Theater, the only professional theater in the state of Idaho that focuses entirely on new and contemporary plays, is thrilled to announce the selections for its inaugural BIPOC Playwrights Festival, made possible by the Idaho Women's Charitable Foundation and the Morrison Center Endowment Foundation. The festival will take place August 2-14th at the Velma V. Morrison Center for the Performing Arts.

City Theatre Announces In-Person 2021-2022 Season Photo City Theatre Announces In-Person 2021-2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 2, 2021

City Theatre Company, Pittsburgh’s home for contemporary plays, has announced the details of the theatre’s 47th season of new works, taking place in-person beginning in September 2021. Reopening to audiences after 18 months due to the Covid-19 pandemic, City Theatre will fully produce six plays, live and in-person.

Warehouse Theatre Announces Second Production of Their 2019 World Premiere Play, POWE Photo Warehouse Theatre Announces Second Production of Their 2019 World Premiere Play, POWER OF SAIL
by Neil Shurley - Jun 29, 2021

'This is what professional regional theatres should do: originate important work that then travels to larger cities.'

Geffen Playhouse Announces Upcoming Season Featuring Bryan Cranston and More Photo Geffen Playhouse Announces Upcoming Season Featuring Bryan Cranston and More
by Stephi Wild - Jun 29, 2021

The 25th Anniversary season will launch September 14, 2021, and run through July 24, 2022. Learn more about all of the upcoming productions.

Geffen Playhouse Announces Annual BACKSTAGE AT THE GEFFEN Gala Photo Geffen Playhouse Announces Annual BACKSTAGE AT THE GEFFEN Gala
by Stephi Wild - Jun 11, 2021

One of the company's most anticipated events of the year, Backstage at the Geffen provides an intimate setting for guests to enjoy exclusive behind-the-scenes stories from some of the most prominent celebrities in Hollywood, as well as surprise, unannounced performances that span the live arts spectrum.

VIDEO: Alfred Molina Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! Photo VIDEO: Alfred Molina Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 5, 2021

Watch as Richard Ridge chats with stage and screen star Alfred Molina, who will soon appear in We Have To Hurry, streaming live via Broadway on Demand for two performances only, Saturday, June 5th at 8pm and Sunday, June 6th at 3pm.

BWW Review: THE DOOR YOU NEVER SAW BEFORE - A CHOOSICAL MUSICAL at The Geffen Stayhou Photo BWW Review: THE DOOR YOU NEVER SAW BEFORE - A CHOOSICAL MUSICAL at The Geffen Stayhouse
by Tracey Paleo - May 25, 2021

The Geffen Playhouse has created a colorful, world premiere, CHOOSICAL MUSICAL adventure for ‚Äėfrustrated kids in quarantine‚Äô. It is off-the-charts fun!

HERDING CATS Announces On-Demand Extension Photo HERDING CATS Announces On-Demand Extension
by Stephi Wild - May 21, 2021

With Lucinda Coxon's Herding Cats opening last night at Soho Theatre and via live stream until 22 May, New York-based, Olivier-winning, and Tony-nominated OHenry Productions and Stellar, in association with Soho Theatre, today announce the on-demand extension of the run.

BWW Interview: Playwright Matt Schatz Takes Aim For Kids' Diversion With His DOOR Photo BWW Interview: Playwright Matt Schatz Takes Aim For Kids' Diversion With His DOOR
by Gil Kaan - May 19, 2021

The seventh installment of¬†Geffen‚Äôs Stayhouse¬†series Is¬†THE DOOR YOU NEVER SAW BEFORE: A CHOOSICAL MUSICAL¬†has been in previews, with opening May 22, 2021. This world premiere, written by Matt Schatz, is geared for children and the young at heart. An ‚ÄėAdventure Suitcase,‚Äô full of puzzles and special items will be pre-mailed for the youngsters‚Äô interaction during the Zoom of the show. Katie Lindsay directs the cast of Michael Faulkner, Shyla Lefner and Gabrielle Maiden.

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